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LANGHE DOC NEBBIOLO

Variety: Nebbiolo

Altitude: about 370/400 m.a.s.l.

Exposure: South East – South West

Average age of vineyards: 15 years

Soil structure: Clay, limestone

Harvest period: End of September

Vinification

The grapes are harvested by hands. After the de-stemming and crush the must undergoes alcoholic fermentation for 4 to 5 days in contact with the skins at a temperature of about 25°C, to extract some tannins and color. After the wine is racked off the skins and will be left to finish its fermentation without the skins. After-which the wine will undergo the malo -lactic fermentation and will continue to rest in the steel tanks for another 6 months before bottling. The short maceration  give freshnes.

Tasting notes

Color: medium intensity with a brilliant ruby red color  

Nose: fresh fruits, cherries, raspberries and floral notes of violets

Palate: medium to full bodied with good structure and soft tannins that pleasantly cleans the mouth. In the finish olfactory sensations a typical characteristic of Nebbiolo. Pairings: warm appetizers, to pasta dishes with ragù sauces, and lighter main courses. 

 IN-DEPTH 
with Sergio Germano   

Langhe DOC Nebbiolo